Night Vigil for Gaza

On July 25th , dozens of Montrealers met at night for a quiet vigil at the Montreal Old Port. While overlooking the Saint-Laurent river, protesters lit candles and released sky lanterns in the memory of the hundreds of Palestinians who have died since July 8th.

Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims

Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters preparing a sky lantern in the shape of a heart.
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protester holding a candle in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims
Protesters holding candles in the memory of the Palestinian victims

Photos courtesy of CKUT’s radio program, Under The Olive Tree.
http://www.facebook.com/uot.ckut
http://www.mixcloud.com/undertheolivetree

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